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harassment
03
Nov

Ivanka Trump: “Workplaces need to respect women’s values”

At a women’s advancement conference in Tokyo, Ivanka Trump said workplaces need to make further efforts to respect women’s values. The U.S president’s daughter and adviser was a guest speaker at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo. In her speech, Trump explained that workplaces needed to accommodate the need for a balance between work...
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27
Oct

Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams share stories of James Toback’s Sexual Harassment

Actresses Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams have both come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against James Toback. In interviews with Vanity Fair, the two actresses claim that the director met with them in hotel rooms at the start of their careers. According to both accounts, the actresses met with him to audition for his...
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25
Oct

Over half of women sexually harassed at work, according to survey

A BBC survey has revealed that half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexually harassed at work. The ComRes poll for BBC Radio 5 live spoke to over 2,000 people, for the survey, in light of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations. Of the women who admitted to being harassed, 63...
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23
Oct

Women working in animation are calling for an end to sexism and harassment

217 women in the animation industry have written and co-signed a letter demanding an end to sexism and sexual harassment. The letter was sent to more than a dozen studios, including Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and DreamWorks Animations. It was signed by high-profile female animators, such as Rebecca Sugar, creator of ‘Steven Universe‘ and Shadi...
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11
Oct

Harvey Weinstein’s wife leaves him as more harassment allegations emerge

Georgina Chapman has announced she is leaving Harvey Weinstein, as more sexual harassment claims surface. The British fashion designer, who has been married to Weinstein since 2007, released a statement to People, stating: “My heart breaks for all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions. I have chosen to leave...
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12
Sep

Cambridge University is hiring an adviser for victims of sexual assault

The University of Cambridge is hiring a sexual assault and harassment adviser, in what is said to be a first for UK campuses. It’s announcement comes after mounting pressure from the National Union of Students regarding how universities deal with sexual assault. Nearly one in five students admitted to experiencing assault or harassment in their...
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17
Nov

Acas reveal workplace bullying is on the rise

To coincide with Anti-Bullying Week, Acas, the advisory, conciliation and arbitration service has released a report highlighting a rise in workplace bullying. Seeking better solutions: tackling bullying and ill-treatment in Britain’s workplaces analysed 20,000 calls to the Acas helpline in relation to bullying and harassment, with worrying results. The report found that: Incidents of bullying...
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